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Owls duke it out, but Blue Devils prevail

RALEIGH, N.C. – A group of blue-shirted fans started the “Let’s Go Duke” chant as the clock ran down on Temple’s season Tuesday. In the end, the Owls just didn’t have enough firepower to overcome the top-ranked team in the nation.…

Owls deliver knockout punch

RALEIGH, N.C. – The postseason fate of the women’s basketball team rested squarely on the shoulders of Fatima Maddox. Nebraska trailed Temple by one point and was on the brink of elimination when the Cornhuskers fouled Maddox twice within the final minute of the contest and hoped for the worst as the senior guard toed the charity stripe.…

Owls living at-large

Dawn Staley wanted the women’s basketball team to control its postseason destiny. But the Owls left their NCAA Tournament prospects in the hands of the selection committee after losing in the Atlantic Ten Conference Tournament semifinals last Sunday.…

Not quite perfect

WASHINGTON, D.C. – No team wants to go into the postseason with a loss. But when two conference rivals, who are both undefeated in league play, meet on the final day of the regular season, somebody has to go home unhappy.…

For Owls, it’s on to the semifinals

CINCINNATI – All five of Temple’s starters sat shoulder-to-shoulder on the bench, joking, laughing and cheering on their teammates in garbage time. The starters had ample opportunities to joke, laugh and cheer because there was plenty of garbage time.…

Owls fall in A-10 semifinals

CINCINNATI – A new Atlantic Ten Conference championship banner will not be hung from the rafters of the Liacouras Center next fall. The second-seeded Owls’ hopes of winning their fourth consecutive A-10 championship died as senior Kamesha Hairston’s last-second jump shot bounced off the rim.…